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2000 Union St, San Francisco, CA 94123-4103
415-563-7700
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Ranked #160 of 5,005 Restaurants in San Francisco
Price range: $31 - $50
Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: French, Café
Neighborhood:
Marina District
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Buchanan
Transit: We are within two blocks of Muni lines 22, 41 and 45
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
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English first
New York City, New York
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42 reviews 42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Beautiful surroundings, great service and a nice menu of satisfying classic and not so classic bistro fare. Located on the interesting Union Street shopping strip the location is convenient and fun. The food is very good and the wine list is good and many bottles are reasonably priced.

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Stockton
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Distinctive menu with fewer choices but different than what you would have at a coffee shop. Service was outstanding. Coffee was served in a French press which was a little unusual for me for breakfast but it was very good. We would definitely return again.

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Costa del Sol
Top Contributor
136 reviews 136 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

My wife and I ate here on a Monday evening and the place was full, which told us a lot about the restaurant. We were not disappointed. We used to live in France and the food was all of really good French standard. Nothing was pretentious, it was just perfectly cooked and well presented. The Salade Lyonnaise that we shared... More 

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San Francisco, California
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

I came here for the first time with a friend from out of town. The restaurant is in a convenient location close to some great shopping on Union Street. We had a little bit of a wait which was fine and the hostess was very nice. Once we were seated however we had to wait a long time for our... More 

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San Francisco, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Having dined here for both lunch & dinner on many occasions, I can confidently recommend Café des Amis. It's the kind of restaurant you hope to have in your neighborhood, and it's special enough to make it worth the drive from a distance. The décor is both comfortable and elegant. Servers are knowledgeable about the menu and any daily/weekly specials.... More 

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paris
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58 reviews 58 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

The decor is bistro classic. There were relatively few customers, making the place feel cold. I can imagine that in the evening, with a group of colleagues/friends and a background track of Aznevour/Piaf/Nougaro, one could be transported to the banks of the Seine. Their bread is the best in San Francisco!

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Bethesda, Maryland, United States
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59 reviews 59 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Wonderful service, they make you feel special. Great value for delicious food. And a great atmosphere and menu.

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Beverly Hills
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We had a delightful afternoon with rose champagne and fabulous lunch and ambience at Cafe Des Amis! A must lunch spot!

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Cork
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Very lucky to find this lovely restaurant in San francisco. Food was fantastic. The Crepe Cake was excellent. Staff were friendly and attentive.

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Tokyo
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101 reviews 101 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

Good place for brunch or lunch, or dinner, if you're in the Union Street area. I had the Eggs Benedict - nicely done and the wait staff was concerned when one of the yolks broke just as they were ready to serve me. I was okay with that, but they wanted it to look good too, so they took it... More 

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Additional Information about Cafe Des Amis

Address: 2000 Union St, San Francisco, CA 94123-4103
Phone Number: 415-563-7700
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: French, Café

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